Saturday, April 26, 2008

Writing Test May Be A Better Predictor of College Success

From the Chronicle News Blog - April 25, 2008

Monday, April 14, 2008

Marketing Your College in the Age of Advertising

From the Chronicle, April 10, 2008:

The blog title leads to the full transcript of a discussion with Mary Stagaman, Vice President of External Relations, from the University of Cincinatti. Stagaman helped change the image of the University of Cincinatti.

Leisure Reading Online - CW Library Database, Research Library

Here's a small sample of what is available in full text in the Research Library database:

-E: the Environmental Magazine 1995-current
-Ebony 1998-current
-Fortune 1992-current
-Harpers Bazaar 1999-current
-O: the Oprah Magazine 2004-current
-Real Simple 2000-Present
-Rolling Stone 1992-current
-Saturday Evening Post 1988 - current
-Weekend All Things Considered 1990-current

To find these titles, including academic journals as well go to:
Select Databases A-Z
Select "R"
Choose Research Library
Select the Publications tab when it opens and choose your title of interest.

Books 24x7 - Business Collection of Books in Full Text

Books 24x7 is now offering much more to college students and faculty at CW. The new business collection addition offers relevant reading for students in all business majors, and it is just in time for use by the new BBA program entrants. To access Books 24x7, go to and select Databases A-Z. Select B and then click Books 24x7. Use your CW username and password to log in. Once logged in choose Business Collection on the dropdown menu. The broad business categories divide into subcategories. Readers can view exact title covers as well as a table of contents and the entire book texts.

Study Abroad Program Entertains Diversity

New scholarships to make it easier for students traditionally underrepresented in study abroad programs are now being offered by the Institute for the International Education of Students.

Thursday, April 10, 2008

The Dublin Business School Study Abroad Program

Find out about a study abroad opportunity at the Dublin Business School.

-Minimum age 18; open to sophomores, juniors, seniors, adults; 2.75 GPA; 1 letter of recommendation; good academic standing at home school.

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced

The Pulitzer Prize Winners were announced on Monday, April 7th. The title of this blog post links to the winners. The awards will be presented at Columbia University on May 29, 2008.

Friday, April 4, 2008

Scholarships Available for Military Spouses and Their Dependents

Scholarships are available for military spouses under 25 and their children. Only the first 3,000 applications will be considered and the deadline is May 15, 2008. The title link of this post leads to the application information.

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

External Scholarship Information

Please make sure to stop by the Library for the new packet of external scholarship opportunities.

New binders are available today in the Library with scholarship opportunities for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered students and international students (regardless of immigration status).

Please do not hesitate to ask a librarian for the location of these materials or for assistance with your applications.

U.S. Professors of the Year Awards Program - Submit nomination by 04/18/08

Recognize outstanding teachers. Nominate them for a U.S. Professor of the Year award. The blog title for this announcement links to detailed information about the awards program.

Entries will be rated using the following criteria:

-Impact on and involvement with undergraduate students (25 percent)
-A scholarly approach to teaching and learning (25 percent)
-Contributions to undergraduate education in the institution, community and profession (25 percent)
-Support from colleagues and current and former undergraduate students (25 percent)

Contact with questions: John Holtz, Senior Awards Program Coordinator at (202)478-5666